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CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
MODOC NATIONAL FOREST
CAVE LAKE CAMPGROUND
LATITUDE: N 4158.651
LONGITUDE: W 12012.466
(GPS from campground entrance sign)
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Cave Lake Campground
Cave Lake Campground

Cave Lake Campground
Cave Lake Campground

Information Board at Cave Lake
Information Board at Cave Lake

Picnic Tables
Cement Firerings
Primitive Firerings
Vaulted Toilet
Drinking Water (Boil First)
Boat Launch
14 Day Camping Limit

Boil Water
Boil Water before Drinking (2009)

Boat Launch at Cave Lake
Road towards Boat Ramp at Cave Lake

Boat Launch at Cave Lake
Road towards Boat Ramp at Cave Lake

Boat Launch at Cave Lake
Boat Launch at Cave Lake

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
California Fire Permit Required???

BEAR FACTS
The bears are shy of humans and will usually
run away, but don't take any chances.

Modoc County Road 2
Modoc County Road#2
Looking west from Fort Bidwell, CA

Modoc County Road 2
Sign at junction of Modoc County Road#2
Looking west from Fort Bidwell, CA

Sign to Cave Lake Campground
Sign at entrance to Cave Lake Campground

Downgrade to Cave Lake Campground
Steep Downgrade to Cave Lake Campground

DIRECTIONS:
From New Pine Creek, CA
Hwy. 395 just south of town
Turn east on County Road#2
Lily Lake is 6 miles
Cave Lake is 6 1/2 miles
(Steep downgrade to the campground)

From Fort Bidwell, CA
Take County Road #2 for 11 miles
The road is rougher from this direction.
We almost turned around.... there were
some rocks and high clearance areas.

Road 2 towards Cave Lake
Road#2 towards Cave Lake
About 3 miles east from Hwy.395
Steep grades and mountain curves this direction.

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Rough dirt roads...
Narrow with limited passing areas.
Steep grades and mountain curves.
Not recommended for RVs or trailers.
Does your vehicle have good brakes and tires...
Road#2 towards Fort Bidwell are some rocks
and extra rough areas. Passenger vehicles need
to take extra caution from this direction.

MILEAGE CHART:
From Cave Lake Campground

Hwy.395
New Pine Creek
Fort Bidwell
Lily Lake

6 1/2 miles
7 miles
11 miles
1/2 mile


Road#2 from Hwy.395 to Fort Bidwell is 17 1/2 miles

From Hwy.395 and Road#2
Just south from New Pine Creek, CA

Lakeview, OR

15 miles

MAP
These are our personal hand drawn maps
Not guaranteed for accuracy

WEATHER CONDITIONS:
Winters are long and hard, with lots of
snow and cold, cold nights.

Lily Lake
Lily Lake

Lily Lake
Lily Lake

Lily Lake Information Board
Lily Lake

LILY LAKE PICNIC AREA
Picnic and Boat Launch
LATITUDE: N 4158.547
LONGITUDE: W 12012.570

Mountain Lake on Road 2
Mountain Lake
LATITUDE: N 4159.369
LONGITUDE: W 12014.419
Road#2 about 3 miles east from Hwy.395
Nice dispersed camping areas around the lake.

Road 2 Looking West
Road#2 Looking West towards New Pine Creek, CA.

Butterfly
Butterfly near Mountain Lake
Road#2 about 3 miles east from Hwy.395

Sugar Hill Look-Out
Sugar Hill Look-Out

View from Sugar Hill
View from Sugar Hill
(Goose Lake in the background)

View from Sugar Hill
View from Sugar Hill
(Goose Lake in the background)

Flowers at Sugar Hill
Flowers at Sugar Hill

SUGAR HILL LOOK-OUT
Spectacular views including Goose Lake.
Parking area with Vaulted Toilet
LATITUDE: N 4148.241
LONGITUDE: W 12019.605
Narrow road with steep grades

Old Barn
Old Barn on Road 9 with views of Goose Lake
(Towards Buck Creek GS and Fandango Pass)
Lakeview, OR 19 miles
Davis Creek, CA 13 miles
Best photos in the mornings...

Fandango Pass
Fandango Pass towards Fort Bidwell, CA.

Applegate-Lassen Trail
The Applegate-Lassen Trail at Fandango Pass

Fandango Pass
Fandango Pass

DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS
(Modoc National Forest)
BLUE LAKE CAMPGROUND $7.00
DANS PLACE
CEDAR PASS
MILL CREEK FALLS
SOUP SPRINGS CAMPGROUND $6.00
Picnic tables, BBQ Grills, metal firerings,
outhouses, garbage cans, and horse corral.
Cattle guard and fence to protect the camp-
ground. Got poo all over the car from driving
on the road...
CAVE LAKE
LASSEN CREEK
LILY POND
PATTERSON
STOUGH RESERVOIR
PEPPERDINE
PLUM VALLEY
EMERSON
MEDICINE LAKE
HEMLOCK
HOWARD'S GULCH
COTTONWOOD FLAT
BIG SAGE RESERVOIR
JANES RESERVOIR
UPPER RUSH CREEK
LOWER RUSH CREEK
WILLOW CREEK
HEADQUARTERS
ASH CREEK
LAVA CAMP
RESERVOIR C
RESERVOIR F
DUNCAN RESERVOIR

Last Chance Ranch
Last Chance Ranch
Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge
LATITUDE: N 4151.374
LONGITUDE: W 11935.994

Big Spring Reservoir
Sheldon NWR / Big Spring Reservoir

Also see: ALDER SPRINGS
Also see:
BIG SAGE RESERVOIR
Also see:
COTTONWOOD MEADOW LAKE
Also see:
DOG LAKE CAMPGROUND
Also see:
DREWS CREEK CAMPGROUND
Also see:
IRON CANYON RESERVOIR
Also see:
JANES RESERVOIR
Also see:
KNOXVILLE REC.AREA
Also see:
McCLOUD RESERVOIR
Also see:
SHASTA LAKE
Also see:
SHELDON NWR / BIG SPRING
Also see: SHELDON NWR / CATNIP
Also see: SHELDON NWR / WEST ROCK
Also see:
SLAGGER CAMP
Also see:
TRINITY LAKE
Also see:
THOMPSON RESERVOIR

Black Rock Desert Wild Horses
Wild Horses - Black Rock Desert

Black Rock Desert Three Mile Playa
Black Rock Desert / Three Mile Playa

Veterans Memorial in Winnemucca
Veterans Memorial in Winnemucca, NV

Veterans Memorial in Winnemucca
Veterans Memorial in Winnemucca, NV

Veterans Memorial in Winnemucca
Veterans Memorial in Winnemucca, NV

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Thunder Mountain Park
Thunder Mountain Park
LATITUDE: N 4039.573
LONGITUDE: W 11807.934
I-80 / Exit 145 at Inlay, NV
(About 32 miles west from Winnemucca)

Cave Lake photos from June 20, 2009

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Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
MODOC NATIONAL FOREST
CAVE LAKE CAMPGROUND